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1946 Eugene 2016

Eugene S. Kruhaj

April 10, 1946 — April 6, 2016

Eugene S. “Gene” Kruhaj, age 69 of Schererville (formerly of East Chicago – Marktown) passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at W.J. Riley Residence with his loving family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Gene is survived by the love of his life of 25 years’ wife Yolanda (nee Flores).

Devoted Stepsons: Lenny (Lynette) Gallegos of St. John, Macario Gallegos Jr. of Denver, CO

Adoring Grandchildren; Andrew, Alyssa, and Lexi Gallegos of St. John, IN

Madison (Matt) Beatty of Chesterton, IN and Isaiah Gallegos of Denver, CO

Brothers; Kenneth (Linda) Valparaiso, IN and John Jr. Munster, IN

Sisters; Kathleen (late Dave) Henjum; South Dakota and Diane (Ron) Spillers; Highland, IN

Brothers in law Sonny (late Virginia) Flores; Crown Point, IN

Javier (Maria) Flores; Highland, IN and Jose Luis (Rebecca) Flores; Hammond, IN

Sisters in Law; Juanita (William) Herrera Houston, TX

Rosemary(Gregory) Quiroz; Round Rock, TX, Irma (Guillermo) Flores, Houston, TX

And Irene (Rey) Robles Highland, IN

Numerous nieces and nephews

Lifelong Friends; Ron (Charlotte) Conn, Munster, IN;  Al Schneider Griffith, IN and Kent (Maria) McKay, Highland, IN and numerous Marktown friends.

Preceded in death by parents John Sr. and Anne (nee Grencik); In laws Ernesto and Ernestina Flores and Nephew Paul Henjum , South Dakota

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 10:00 am at Our lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar St. East Chicago, IN.  with Rev. Carlos Martinez, AIC officiating.  A private military burial will follow.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

3510 Deodar St., East Chicago, IN 46312

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